School of Politics and International Studies

Responsibility to Protect Student Journal

Spring 2018 Issue – Call for Papers

Are you a current or recent undergraduate or postgraduate student? Have you written an excellent essay on R2P or any related themes? Looking for your work to be published? Submit a piece for the R2P Student Journal Spring 2018 Issue!

The Responsibility to Protect Student Journal, in collaboration with STAND – a student-led movement to end mass atrocities – is currently welcoming submissions of papers for the Spring 2018 issue. We welcome submissions on any R2P or related themes including, but not limited to: atrocity prevention, peacekeeping and peacebuilding, the Women Peace and Security agenda, International Human Rights Law (IHRL), International Humanitarian Law (IHL), genocide studies, International Criminal Justice (ICJ) – particularly the  International Criminal Court (ICC).

Papers must be between 2500-6000 words and meet the criteria outlined in the submission guidelines on our website.

The Journal also accepts shorter analytical pieces of 500-800 words on a rolling basis for our blog and welcomes creative work related to these themes in the form of poems, videos, photo articles etc.

Deadline for submissions is March 31st, 2018.

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